Field Service Technician with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation Skills Salary

Earnings for Field Service Technicians with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills come in at around $22.21 per hour on average. Including potential bonuses and profit sharing proceeds (more than $6K for each in exceptional cases) overall income bottoms out near $36K and hits $75K on the high end. Geographic location and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$36,247 - $72,714
$36K
$52K
$73K
MEDIAN: $51,572
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50%
90%

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$15.72 - $30.64
$16
$22
$31
MEDIAN: $21.91
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$0$74K
Salary $36,247 - $72,714
Bonus $0.00 - $5,960
Profit Sharing $101.37 - $5,326
Commission $3,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$36,026 - $74,750
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 85
Hourly Data $0$46
Hourly Rate $15.72 - $30.64
Overtime $22.47 - $46.94
Annual Data $0$74K
Bonus $0.00 - $5,960
Commission $3,000
Profit Sharing $101.37 - $5,326
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$36,026 - $74,750
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 176

Field Service Technician Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Field Service Technician

Pay by Experience for a Field Service Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Field Service Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 119 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Field Service Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 85 salaries. An experienced Field Service Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 90 salaries. A Field Service Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 51 salaries.

Key Stats for Field Service Technician

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 69 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
16%

Experience Affects Field Service Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲17%

Experienced
▲11%

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
$52,000

Entry-Level
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 69 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 17%